Indian American Security Leadership Council Hails Congress and President on Signing U.S. - India Peaceful Atomic Energy Cooperation Act Into Law

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Indian American Security Leadership Council (IASLC), a

bi-partisan organization created to encourage closer ties between

America and India, commends Congress and President George Bush on today's

signing of the U.S.- India Peaceful Atomic Energy Cooperation Act.

As a democratic nation, India stands as a unique and powerful buffer

between the United States and many radical nations. The passage of this

bill sends a strong message to nations eager to terrorize the world

through extremism and violence.

"We applaud Congress and President Bush for

taking this crucial step. We believe that India, with over half a

century of electoral stability, is a growing military and economic force

and can help safeguard American security in a way that no other country

in the region can. This new agreement will help to remedy missing links

in protection across the globe," said Ramesh

V. Kapur, president and founder of the IASLC.

The U.S.-India Peaceful Atomic Energy Cooperation Act has received

support from numerous veterans groups across America including Veterans

of Foreign Wars of the United States, The Retired Enlisted Association,

American Military Society, Reserve Officers Association, Korean War

Veterans, Armed Forces Top Enlisted Association, Reserve Enlisted

Association, and The Gold Star Wives of America.

"The VFW wholeheartedly supports this

agreement. We view this strategic partnership with India Additional Info as a matter of

national security," said Michael H. Wysong

Director, National Security Foreign Affairs Veterans of Foreign Wars

of the United States.

The Indian American Security Leadership Council (IASLC) a

bi-partisan organization was created to encourage closer ties between

America and India, and to promote the idea that America's

future security would be greatly enhanced by working closely with India.

The IASLC is funded entirely by the personal contributions of American

citizens that share the Council's position.

The organization was founded by its president Ramesh V. Kapur and its

vice-president, Krishna V. Srinivasa. Additional information about the

IASLC can be found at www.indianamericansecurityleadershipcouncil.org.

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